the high jump

noun

Definition of the high jump

: an athletic event in which people compete by trying to jump over a bar high above the ground He won the gold medal in the high jump.

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“The high jump.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20high%20jump. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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